Work, Worship, Study and Play



We are a beautiful seaside retreat combining the experience of community living with...

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Village View for June now available

Village View - June  2018

We have just added a great new community event to the programme following a group cancellation. A chance to come in June (15-17th) for a relaxing or working weekend in the sunshine. Please check... Read More

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Upcoming Events

Mon 28 May Fri 1 Jun 2018
Half term break and the opportunity for children aged 5 and above to join in with outdoor activities at Bradwell Waterside
Fri 15 Jun Sun 17 Jun 2018
Join us for a community weekend of relaxation or work- your choice!
Fri 6 Jul Sun 8 Jul 2018
Worship, prayer, talks, story telling, inspiration, encouragement, celebration and a flotilla of boats from Lindisfarne.
Mon 16 Jul Thu 19 Jul 2018
We offer our welcoming, accepting community setting with its daily pattern of work, worship, study and play, without any pre-planned activities or programme.
Fri 20 Jul Sun 22 Jul 2018
This singing weekend will cover some of the finest music from the American shape note tradition.